Tips and Tricks From HR Experts

Top Five Benefits of Adding IT Contractors to Your Staff

Ashley Wesley - Jul 2, 2018 7:10:00 PM


You’ve got some superstars on your tech team – but the demands of your IT projects are growing too much.

 When you need a few extra hands on deck, who should you reach out to?

IT Contractors!

Here are the top five reasons why you should hire IT contractors from staffing agencies:

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Topics: IT Contracting Services, IT Contractors, it staffing

Ask Ontario IT Contractors These Interview Questions

Ashley Wesley - Apr 2, 2018 1:25:00 PM
Source: Steven Pisano

Time to get up close and personal with a tech expert? Use our interview tips to size-up and closely examine your potential new team member!

An interview with an IT Contractor is your chance to go from window-shopping your IT contractors to directly stepping inside their store. But when you walk in, how do you know what to look for? 

When you’re looking for the best of the best, you need a discerning eye and the right background questions to ask. In today’s blog, we’re equipping you with some fine-tuned lenses to closely examine that supposed 1000-thread count. Is your contractor really made of the finest Egyptian cotton or do they actually feel a lot like a scratchy wool blanket?

To make sure they don’t rub you or your team the wrong way after you hire them, ask your tech expert these key questions when interviewing them:

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Topics: IT Recruitment, IT Contracting Services, IT Contractors

Hiring IT Contractors Onto Your Permanent Staff in Ontario

Ashley Wesley - Apr 2, 2018 9:49:00 AM

Through using IT Contracting services, you've found a prized potential permanent worker...Now you need to figure out how to bring them onto your team.

 The chosen one is here!

You have realized that your contractor’s exceptional talent-level and perfect cultural fit can no longer hang out on the sidelines as a pay-per-project worker. Your IT Contractor must be yours, and yours alone.

So, you are ready to offer this precious resource a full-time employment opportunity at your firm. But you may not be approaching it effectively. After all, not all IT Contractors want to move into a permanent position.

Let’s look at some signs that you might be barking up the right tree.

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Topics: IT Contracting Services, IT Contractors

The Top Five Qualities to Seek When Hiring IT Contractors in Ontario

Ashley Wesley - Mar 22, 2018 4:16:00 PM



Whether or not someone’s working for you full-time or as a contractor, there are certain skills you’ll need them to have to be able to carry out their respective duties properly.

For a contractor, the qualities you’ll need to look for are slightly different since they are going to be conducting their work independently for the most part.

To help you figure out how to scope out a top tier tech contractor, we’ve compiled this list of five must-have characteristics:


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Topics: IT Recruitment, IT Contracting Services, IT Contractors

The Legalities of Hiring IT Contractors

Ashley Wesley - Mar 8, 2018 1:18:00 PM

There are many benefits when you hire IT contractors to help your tech projects move along faster.You have access to subject matter experts on-the-go and you save on a bunch of on employment-related costs.However, if you’re not careful about how you govern your relationship, you’ll be burdened with legal issues down the road.

Learn how to carefully discriminate between contractor-client relationships and employee-employer relationships and avoid penalties later on.


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Topics: IT Contracting Services, IT Contractors, Contractor Laws, CRA